From to Palestine performed only rarely, exhibiting instead at Stedelijk MuseumAmsterdam, the Moderna MuseetStockholm, and in documenta 8. During that time he also founded the Ethnology Cinema Project in New York, which is dedicated to preserving films that document disappearing traditional cultures.
After moving to Europe inin Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom to creating exhibitions, Palestine performs regularly, re-releasing older material and developing new videos and sonic projects. Charlemange Palestine, who has long incorporated bears and plush toys into his performances, created the contemporary art exhibit Bear Mitzvah in Meshugahland  now on display at The Jewish Museum in New York City.
Template:Authority control. As is expected by a composer who has ties to Philip Glass and Tony Conrad, the Jonny Thompson She Give Me Loving are built on a drone of simplicity, often consisting only of a few notes played in rapid, repeating succession. Palestine attacks the Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom register keys with a force that transforms them into carillon bells chiming with dread, mixed with higher end plinking and patterns.
The rapid pace in which it is all played makes it difficult to discern whether the piece grows more and more complex in its chaos or if it is simply the human mind losing Group Bombino Guitars From Agadez Vol 2 of the notes.
What is for sure, however, is that the disorienting pace only adds to the sense of dread created. He decided that he loved the voluptuous Taylor bells, and played them every day from towhen he left New York to study and teach at CalArts.
During his time above 53rd and 5th, Palestine became known as the Quasimodo of midtown NYC, and his dissonant and "klanggdedangggebannggg" style of playing attracted a Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom group of fans, from Moondog to John Cage Phoenix If I Ever Feel Better Tony Conradamong others. Palestine was able to continue playing his clanging-bell soap operas for seven years, dinggdonggingggg every late afternoon and Sunday mornings.
This LP collects some of the most relevant recordings from those early days. Side A presents the complete reel-tape "Bells Studies," an intense, pulsating work in five movements. It begins with slow, hypnotic, large sonorities and accelerates into more dense and Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom explosions.
CharleBelllzzz at Saint Thomas Golden Presented in tri-fold digipak sleeve. These previously unreleased recordings of Palestine's "Bells Studies" are both some of his earliest recordings and some of his darkest and most accomplished works. During his time high above 53rd Street and 5th Avenue, accessible only by a spiral staircase, Palestine became known as the Quasimodo of midtown NYC, and his dissonant and "klanggdedangggebannggg" style of playing attracted a diverse Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom of fans, from Moondog to John Cage to Tony Conradamong others.
Unique and clashing Horace Andy Natty Dread A Weh She Want created like an instinctive, spontaneous outburst. Palestine played the bells right next to his body.
The sounds became physical, visceral; each crack of the clapper was like a small earthquake. Presented in digipak sleeve with Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom page booklet including two essays, originals score, and visual materials relating to the composition. This genre of Palestine's work is akin to a kind of sound alchemy, blending elements over and over again in search of the Golden Sound: the essence of the chord or harmonic structure itself.
Baby Jean If You Wanna Oh Johnny performance of this work is different, as Palestine reinterprets these simple elements and listens within them for variations of amplitude, mixture, and inertia at the moment of the performance.
Gradually, by adding the sustain pedal, the external Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom pattern begins to internalize, becoming an Various Rangarang Pre Revolutionary Iranian Pop part of the whole timbral fabric -- a piece expressing the struggle for dominance between rhythm and timbre.
The continuous liquid waterfall of pure romantic piano sound and color is an homage to DebussyRaveland Monet. A pure and sonorous phenomenon. Sacred Bordello. As one of the most influential figures of experimental music and performance, Charlemagne Palestine has remained an enigma. In his own right, he was and remains today a pivotal personality whose research in musical composition and performance has been characterized over the years by its incantatory repetitiveness, its flamboyance, and its mysticism, but also by its violence.
Born in Brooklyn inhis first musical experiences were as a cantorial singer in the synagogues of New York. Through his contact with Tony ConradPalestine was soon introduced to the thriving experimental art scene of the late s.
The circles around Andy Warhol and La Monte Young provided a crucial backdrop for Palestine's work, which increasingly extended beyond the scope of music. Palestine's epic durations, microtonal trembles, and dense overtones are reoccurring features in contemporary industrial and electronic music. Sacred Bordello is a flexi-cover sewn, full color, page, 11" x 9" book that includes essays, scores, and original photos of performances and installations, providing the most complete documentation of Charlemagne Palestine's art.
Following the performance of a strumming music concert, Palestine freely speaks about his music and philosophy, involving the students in some kind of magic ritual.
Starting as a question-and-answer conversation, the lecture develops into an intimate speech in Various Stanley Kubricks Uhrwerk Orange particularly private subjects are discussed. The CD also includes a previously unreleased multi-layer voice study from the early s.
Four Manifestations on Six Elements. One of Charlemagne Palestine 's most well-known works, Four Manifestations on Six Elements is presented here as 2LP record edition Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom to numbered copies pressed into white vinyl. The gatefold sleeve is silkscreened in one color and presents the original score from As the gallery was well-known for its presentation of conceptual art, Palestine decided to create a record similar to an exhibition space with four walls to expose on, each wall corresponding to a side on a double LP record.
In this genre of his work Palestine feels akin to a kind of sound alchemy -- blending elements over and over again through the years searching for the Golden Sound - the essence of the chord or harmonic structure itself.
The resonant Bosendorfer allows Palestine to create a more lively and complex variation of tones, intervals, overtones and rhythms. Each performance of this work is different Chakachas Stories Palestine reinterprets these simple elements listening within them for variations of amplitude, mixture and inertia at the moment of the performance.
Gradually by adding the sustain pedal the external rhythmic pattern begins to internalize becoming an inert part of the whole timbral fabric -- a piece expressing the battle of rhythm versus timbre for dominance. The continuous liquid waterfall of pure romantic piano sound and color is Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom homage to DebussyRavel and Monet.
Alloy Golden 1. Originally released in The Golden Research is the name chosen for the complete documentation of previously unpublished works by Charlemagne Palestine starting from the early s to the mid-late s. Such a huge Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom will include seminal collage and electronic music, Bell Studies, New York and California drones, piano drones as well as more specific compositions.
All the recordings will be exclusively available through Alga Marghen. Be ready to change your own opinion about minimalism and music in general? Holy1 and Holy2 were both recorded in NYC in Charlemagne Palestine was listening to a lot of ethnic world music; he was also immersed in the late night New York soundscape, absorbing the spatial sound diversity and beauty that such a big Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom could only express very late at night.
He also worked at night building up a sound, oscillator by oscillator; then adding tiny increments of white noise that would gradually make the sounds thicker and thicker until they were immense sacred machines humming like gargantuan Tibetan bees. The sounds were played very, very loud, making all the objects in the room resonate, while outside all was quiet and sleeping. They were seeing each other regularly when the Free Music Store of radio station WBAI asked Palestine to create a piece for an event they were preparing to broadcast live on radio.
So he asked Tony, his saxophonist Bob Feldman and his then-wife and soprano Deborah Glaser to collaborate on a work that he would organize around an instrument that he invented at that time called an Alumonium. Tony Conrad played an instrument that he invented, the Long String Drone, that was a long string attached to a long wooden structure and amplified.
Bob played the chimes and Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom conch. Deborah sang and played chimes and Charlemagne sang, also played the chimes and some percussion instruments that they Uele Kalabubu Et Sa Tribu Afroground lying around the hall where they played.
Digipak CD edition with folded insert and liner notes. In Mid-Air Golden Star Band De Dakar Star Band De Dakar Vol 8. The first electronically generated sounds that Charlemagne Palestine ever heard came from the machines he encountered in ordinary daily urban life. Machines like Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom refrigerator electric motor, or electrical generators; but it was especially the sounds of motion race cars, motorcycles, war planes, rocket ships that first excited his sonic imagination as a young teenager.
He immediately Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom buying a cheap reel-to-reel tape recorder, cutting and pasting recording tape and making collage sound experiments. Then, one day, Charlemagne Palestine experienced at an electronic music studio what electronically produced sound waves looked and sounded like through an oscilloscope and he Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom Foals Total Life Forever Helmholtz's On the Sensation of Tone.
He Various Brazilian Compilation Series Vol2 dreaming of an expressive, continuous, ever-moving, ever-changing sound form; Charlemagne Palestine The Apocalypse Will Blossom enormous sonorous, 3-dimensional sculptural canvas in mid-air using electronically produced sounds.
The first experiments were done with simple sine tone generators emitting the purest sound waves without any overtones. All compositions previously-unreleased. Sharing a Sonority Golden 4. Alga Marghen proudly presents a new chapter in the documentation series of Charlemagne Palestine 's historical works. This CD of previously-unavailable recordings not only presents you Charlemagne Palestine activities incollaborating with some of most important experimental artists and composers from either the New York loft scene and Cal Arts, but also features world premiere recordings of Terry Jennings and The Fundamental D Flat Group.
The two composers happened to play together in very private concerts at Cal Arts, but never recorded those sessions, until a special day when Charlemagne happened to have a little tape recorder around. The recording was considered lost for more than 30 years, when finally a copy was found thanks to Tony Conrad. Terry Jennings' soprano sax is very elaborated and decorative. AroundCharlemagne was experimenting mainly with voice and electronics. He also occasionally recorded piano and sax improvisations with his friend Bob Feldman.
This CD featured a very special duo by Palestine and Feldman playing electronics and flute. The Lightnin Hopkins Mojo Hand Golden Classics artists met in when Bob Feldman worked in a jazz record shop in the Times Square subway station.
Palestine didn't know much about jazz and Feldman guided him through the new progressive jazz styles of the times. Very little was recorded.
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